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Categorical listings of a variety of TV shows available for check out at the library.
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Good Witch

Comedy - Drama - Fantasy
TV-PG - 48 Minutes - Hallmark
This TV series is based off of the made for TV movies of the same name. It continues the story of widow and her teenage daughter. A father and son movie in next door and notice the mother and daughter duo are not all they seem to be. Season 1 ad 2 available.
 
 

Broad City

Comedy
TV-14 - 22 Minutes - COMEDY CENTRAL
 
TV show follows the lives of two twenty somthing women living in New York City. Events that transpire in their lives are meaningless, yet hytsterical. Seasons 1-3 available. 
 

Jane the Virgin

Comedy 
TV-14 - 60 Minutes - CW
Jane is a young women that is very religious and saving herself for marriage. She becomes pregnant after her doctor accidentally artificially inseminates her. The donor turns out to be her boss and teenage crush. Season 1 available. For more details on this new show, click here.
 
 

LOUIE

Comedy
TV-MA - 22 Minutes - FX
Real life comedian Louis C.K writes and stars in this comedy as a fictional version of himself. He is a divorced father living in New York City with his two daughters. Seasons 1-5 available.
 

Suits

Comedy - Drama

TV-14 - 44 Minutes - USA

A genius college drop out with a photographic memory is on the run after a drug deal gone bad. He is hired by a heartless, cold-blooded lawyer that happens to be one of the best New York attorneys. Together they make a winning team. Season 1-5 available. 


 

Modern Family

Comedy
TV-PG - 22 Minutes - ABC

Explores the various kinds of 'modern families' including a gay couple with an only child, a straight couple with three children, and a multicultural family. All three families are part of Dutch documentary that will air as a reality TV series. Seasons 1-7 available. 
 

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

 
 
Comedy - Crime
TV-14 - 22 Minutes - Fox
Set in NYC fictional 99th police precinct. Follows a team of detectives and their new stern Captain. The Captain often butt heads with one of the young and talented detectives. Seasons 1-3 available. For a review click here.

 

Comedy

This genre needs little explanation! Comedy TV shows make us laugh! They generally fill a 20-30 minute time slot and don't tend to get too deep emotionally. Click on the TV show's cover photo to be directed to the library catalog.

 

Featured Comedy TV Show

Comedy
TV-14 - 22 Minutes - CBS
 

Random events in the lives of two physicists and a waitress living across the hall from each other in Pasadena, California.  Eccentric Shelton is one of the most brilliant scientists in the world and his oddities never cease to amuse. Leonard, not quite the genius of Shelton, spends most of the show trying to date the attractive new neighbor, Penny. Season's 1-9 available.
 

Featured New Comedy - Scream Queens

Comedy - Horror - Mystery

TV-14 - Fox


The Red Devil Kill stalks the pledges of a fictitious college sorority house. Anyone could be the murderer or the next victim. Season 1 available. 

 

Featured New Comedy - Crazy Ex Girlfriend

Comedy - Musical

TV-14 - CW


A successful lawyer gives up her partnership at a New York law firm to go looking for love and happiness. She winds up in Corvina California. Season 1 available.

 

Featured New Comedy - Superstore

Comedy
TV-14 - NBC

Show focuses on the different kinds of staff working at a large retail store. From new hires to lifers, this store has all kinds. Watch them as they go through the daily grind of working in retail. Season 1 available.

 

Featured New Comedy - Angie Tribeca

Comedy - Crime - Mystery
TV-14 - TBS

This isn't your ordinary crime show. Angie is a detective for the LAPD working on the RHCU or Really Heinous Crimes Unit. The show is a parody of the tradition police procedural show. Season 1 available. 

 

 

 

Featured New Comedy - Graves

Comedy

TV - MA - Epix


25 years after serving a 2-term presidency, President Richard Graves seeks to right the wrongs of his administration that have damaged the country for decades. Season 1 available. 

 

Featured New Comedy - The Grinder

Comedy

TV-PG - Fox


The story of two brothers, one is a lawyer and one plays a lawyer on a TV show. When the actor's show ends he moves back to home town where he attempt to assist running the law firm. Seasn 1 available. 

 

Featured New Comedy - Last Man on Earth

Comedy - Romance - Action
TV-14 - 30 Minutes - Fox
In the not too distant future, there appears to be only one man left on Earth to have survived a deadly virus. After two years of lonliness, he is ready to give. Just when he cannot take another day, he finds another person. Slowly more survivors trickle in to Tuscan, Arizona. Season 1 available. 
 
 
 
 

Featured New Comedy - Blackish

Comedy
TV -PG- 22 Minutes - ABC
A family living in predominantly white upper middle class neighborhood struggle to keep their culture identity. Season 1 available. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Featured New Comedy - Fresh Off the Boat

Comedy 

TV-PG- 22 Minutes - ABC

Set in the 1990's, a Taiwanese family come to American to open their own restaurant. Loosely based off the life of Chef Eddie Huang. Season 1 available.

 

 

 

Mike Tyson Mysteries

Comedy - Mystery - Animation
TV-MA - 30 Minutes - Adult Swim
 

Mike tyson and crew solve mysteries in much the same style as the popular cartoon Scooby Doo. While these two shows may have some similarities, Mike Tyson Mysteries is inteneded for adult audiences only. His mystery solving crew includes his adopted daughter, a friendly ghost, and a pigeon. Seasons 1 and 2 available.
 

Two Broke Girls

Comedy
TV-14 - 22 Minutes - CBS

Two women from different worlds find themselves working at the same diner. Despite their opposite upbringing both women need a way to pay the bills. They come up with a joint business plan. The only catch is they need $250,000 to get it started. Seasons 1-5 available.
 

Comedy Bang! Bang!

Comedy - Talk Show
TV-14 - 30 Minutes - IFC

Is a parody of talk shows. Each episode features host, guest, and comedic songs. Off beat and a little strange in its humor. You love it or you don't. Seasons 1-3 available. 
 

iZombie

Comedy - Crime
TV-14 - 42 Minutes - CW
A medical student is turned into a zombie at a boat party. In order to satisfy her hunger for human brains, she takes a job at a morgue. Every time she eats a brain, she gets clues into how they died. Season 1 and 2 available. For more details on this new show, click here.
 
 

The Middle

Comedy
TV-PG - 30 Minutes - ABC

Day to day struggles of a working class family living in a small fictional town in Pennsylvania. The married couple are raising three very different children. Season 1-7 available. 

 

New Girl

Comedy
TV-14 - 30 Minutes - Fox

After a breakup, a young quirky school teacher must find a new place to live. She moves in to a loft with three very different single guys. A law school drop-out, flashy businessman, and a former athlete make up the trio that do their best to live with this new girl and each other. Seasons 1-5 available.
 

The Goldbergs

Comedy
TV-PG - 22 Minutes - ABC
Takes place in the 1980's and is loosely based on real events. Follows the youngest member of the family as he chronicles is life through videotaping. Season 1-2 available. 
 
 

Teen Wolf

 
 
Comedy - Action - Drama
TV-14 - 41 Minutes - MTV
 

A teen is turned into a werewolf after being bitten. While he gains popularity, speed, and strength he must now worry about werewolf hunters. Seasons 1-5 available. 
 
 
 

 

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